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with the chamber of commerce. goothere is someone at that desk now, a temporary person is that position is being filled, but the objection is to work with the event authorities on their contrasting needs, business to business needs, and seeing what we can do to fulfill those needs with our local and small businesses here in san francisco and also to work with the business community on what needs emotionally around america's cup. the one stock is open from 10:00 until 2:00, so if you are in that vicinity, please drop in. we have a staff member staffed there. 311 is staffed there as well, so we have city and a vent authority staff -- event authority staff to help fulfill needs. remember race days. i hope you are able to enjoy, take some time to watch the races. at the last meeting, jane gave you a presentation, so we will august 28 start doing some testing with clients and hope to have sometime in september, and i will keep you apprised of that. this grand jury did report on the arts commission. they have a program called the street artist program, and one requirement was that it be removed and th
, a professor of commerce and she was doing a study on the leadership -- and i was surprised to hear about this, there were looking to us for tips on how to revitalize small businesses, using tourism, and getting regional and local visitors. trying to find diversity to draw people in with small businesses and unique businesses, and she seemed pleased to get that information back to japan. and that is set. >> thank you. the next item? >> item 13 is general public comment. >> is there any general public comment? public comment is closed. >> item 14 is new business. is there any new business? the next item? item 15 is adjournment. >> do we have a motion to adjourn? >> i moved. >> i second. >> thank you. >> commissioners, the meeting is adjourned at 6:34 p.m.. >> good morning, today is wednesday august 15, 2012. thisç$ is the regular meeting f #mqthe building commission. i would likey.ñ to remind everye to please turn off electronic devices. i would like to begin with will call. 2íñ[roll call] commissioner clinchñr is excused and commissioner melgar is we have a quorum. >> nancy of records ma
't be finding kim kardashian. after saying she wanted her own star, a rep for the chamber of commerce, winning the award is part of a criteria for being collected, and a career in acting for five years or more. don't you hate that? >>> now, for another look at the weather, bill karins with the forecast. i was under the impression you could buy those things. but i guess not. >> the stars? >> yeah. >> i'm confused on that, too. >> apparently you can't. >> i didn't know you had to win an award. all eyes will be with what's happening with the democratic convention. charlotte, we aren't going to see the most ideal conditions over the next couple of days. we'll be dodging thunderstorms on and off, through monday, tuesday and wednesday. not exactly perfect weather conditions. but nothing that will rain out the convention. it will be warm and humid. very summer-like in charlotte. also, that humidity is up this morning, from new york all the way down to d.c. new england will get a break. all of the humid air will win out. if you're in the humid air mass this time of year, you're going to get a chance o
star, a rep for the chamber of commerce told "the hollywood reporter," winning awards is part of the criteria for being selected and a career in acting for five years or more. don't you hate that? >>> now, for another look at the weather, bill karins with the forecast. i was under the impression you could buy those things. but i guess not. >> the stars? >> yeah. >> i'm confused on that, too. maybe it's somewhere between. >> apparently you can't. >> i didn't know you had to win an award. well, good morning, everyone. all eyes will be with what's happening with the democratic convention. last week, the weather played havoc in tampa with the hurricane. it threatened tampa, just brushed it and headed towards new orleans and louisiana. charlotte, we aren't going to see the most ideal conditions over the next couple of days. we'll be dodging thunderstorms on and off, through monday, tuesday and wednesday. not exactly perfect weather conditions. but nothing that will rain out the convention. it will be warm and humid. very summer-like in charlotte. also, that humidity is up this morn
on items one or two? >> jim lazarus, san francisco chamber of commerce. i want to thank everyone involved for the process that has been under way for months now regarding the redrafting of a business tax structure for san francisco. we have consistently supported an outcome we tax revenues and not job creation. i think we are close to reaching a broad-based agreement on reforms. i had a chance to speak a couple of days ago with a colleague of yours from many years ago who was the author of the gross receipts tax in the late 1960's, and that was to replace some lost revenue because of a lawsuit on the city's property- tax formulas for business versus residential property. $35 million was what was needed in the gross receipts tax in the late 1960's. i do want to say that any outcome of this process, which is dealing now with a payroll tax that brings in over $400 million a year, the number two source of revenue behind property-tax for the city, has to be fair and equitable to the broad business community, small business, mid-size, or large business. we have gone into this process with the u
, commerce, and tourism. we are home to 20,000 hotel rooms in our district and have 24 schools and 24 parks and or playgrounds in the district. this is in a very small geographical area. we average 5500 calls per service per month. we cover union square, chinatown, the financial district, north beach, russian hill, telegraph hill, the embarcadero and fisherman's wharf. our main supervisor is supervisor david chiu and supervisor marc farrell has a pocket and supervisor james kim has a pocket along geary street. the population is about 75,000 residents in a 1.8 square mile area. on any given day, the population swells to about 350,000 people because of all the people coming to work in the financial district. the demographics in the central district -- female is about 50%, males 49.8%. it's almost even. age 17 and under is 17.56% which equates to about 5300 people under 17. our senior population is twice that much or approximately 11,500. caucasian -- 46%. african-american, 2%. latino, 4%. other is a 1.3%. less than 1% our native american. our organizational chart is headed by yours truly. i h
to the hollywood reporter she was denied. the hollywood chamber of commerce says kardashian does not currently fulfill the criteria. >> and britain's prince andrew descended europe's tallest building to raise money for charity. this is the 52-year-old royal tethered to a rope starting at the 87th floor in london. and repelled nearly 800 feet. he says his training gave him confidence to do this stunt but he says he'll never do it gene perhaps now i can look back up it. the hell of a long way. >> and they raised $275,000 for the outward bound trust and royal marines chairitable trust fund. >> and there is death in a fraternity house. a night of student drinking led to a young man's death. >> and a wildfire burning in southern california mountain autos then, a new tradition, holiday shopping. [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your worl
reality star to get on the walk of fame the hollywood chamber of commerce say not so fast. they determine who gets a car and says kardashian is not on the radar right now. part of the criteria to get a star is receiving awards such as an emmy or maybe an oscar don't know. and have been in the acting business for five years or more. >>> the exorcism thriller possession drew in more than 17 million dollar. second lawless and that is about the prohibition era and bootlegging of brothers. i have to check that out. >> the barack obama documentarycame in at number 9. >>> tropical storm on west coast is make it interesting. >> beachgoers have a warning high tides and some big surf. some people are keeping out in the open waters. >> a convicted felon gives the president a serious challenge in the west virginia primary and now a alabama townelect a dead person mayor. gheag on? we will go south and -- what's going on? we will go south to see how this could happen. >> good morning topping money cars at cop the cop -- cars at the convention. among the themes the turn around of the auto industry. gen
of fame? >> nope. >> kim karsashian thinks so. a representative for the chamber of commerce says a star has to have an acting career for five years or more. and that they look for those who have won multiple awards. as for kim and other reality stars, the rep says they are not on our radar right now. >> thank goodness. >> only because --. >> she's pretty >> reality tv has taken over now. >> a special place like some back alley remote place. >> maybe in the reality tv walk of fame. >> in a back alley. where they put the trash cans. >> she is an everyday name. >> she's an everyday name. >> that doesn't mean she's an actress. >> she is relevant in hollywood. >> she's very successful. >> what is that that she does? >> reality tv. >> she knows how to brand herself >> don't you have to purchase a star anyway? >> i don't know. >> i think so. >> hang in there. >> if she can get one, i can get one too. >> you have more talent. >> all right. let's get to your weather forecast. in for another warm and humid day. it's not feeling great out there at the moment. 79 right now in town. overnight lows f
, a hollywood chamber of commerce which determines who gets a star says the realities are is of the not on their radar. >>darya: a big hollywood actor had to be rescued. russell crowe had to be rescued by the u.s. coast guard he was kayaking with a friend of of long island and they got lost. members of the coast guard were on a patrol boat and heard them calling for help. >>darya: here is a new way to share a beer with the president, you can drink the white house special brew which was a secret until now. the obama administration released its homemade beer recipe. the sunnyvale and the honey porter recipes are now available. the beers are made using honey harvested from the white house a beehive in to the rest of these lease comes after pressure from the online home growing community that included a petition on the white house what site in the freedom of information act request. >>darya: this is probably not the first thing you notice when you drink a beer, they say the shape of the glass helps to affect how long it takes to drink a beer. >>darya: here is a look at
to be for political purposes. a lot of what we're trying to do is increase commerce between the united states and other countries. part of what we're trying to do is debunk myths about the united states, increase tourism in the united states. so a lot of this is not all about politics per se. in terms of who we're reaching, you know, there are now over five billion mobile handsets on planet earth. the average mobile penetration in developed countries is now about 316% -- 116%, in developing countries it's about 70 or 80%. most of those people are using those handsets to access social media platforms where the state department publishes. so we're reaching large numbers of individuals the world around. there are about 2.4 sort of traditional internet users, and that number's going to be three billion in the near future, so, sure, we're communicating with all of -- with a great many of those. but what's also interesting to us is thinking about this great development perspective and thinking about how if, for example, sub-saharan africa or south central asia are becoming newly hyperconnected, how
political movement, it's increasingly the backbone for communications in commerce around the world, and so for us it's just a tool, but it's an important tool. so we use it for communications, we have 288 facebook pages with 13 million friends, i think we have almost 200 official twitter accounts with a couple million followers who are using it for communications. but of greater consequence in my opinion is part of what we're looking at are some really tough traditional foreign policy challenges, and thinking about how we can apply two of america's unique strengths, our ability to innovate and our technology and see how we can apply those to a foreign policy challenge. >> more about u.s. technology in foreign policy tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span2. >> this morning, charlotte observer political reporter tim funk previews the democratic national convention. then, mark minks, president. national right to work legal foundation discusses his group's fight against what it calls compulsory unionism, an effort to pass right to work legislation on the federal and state level. later, florida afl-
for communications and commerce and so for us, it is a tool but it is an important tool. we use it for communications, we have 288 facebook pages with 13 million friends, almost 200 official twitter accounts with a couple million followers. we're using it for communications. of greater consequence in my opinion is part of what we're looking at are some tough traditional foreign-policy challenges and the about how we can apply to our strengths the ability and to renovate and how we can apply those to a given for an apology challenge. >> more about the use of technology in u.s. foreign policy monday night at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> watch gavel-to-gavel coverage democratic national convention. every minute, every speech live here. next speeches from past conventions including hillary clinton in 1996 and robert kennedy in 1964, and ann richards 1988 keynote speech. hillary rodham clinton spoke at the 1996 democratic convention. the first city published her best-selling book. this is the year she testified in front of a grand jury about her investment in and involvement with the whitewater develo
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of chamber of commerce thing, probably. when i moved to charlotte in 1990, it was not a very appetizing downtown. that is to say there wasn't a lot to do, it was kind of closed up at 5:00. now it's really quite different. i mean, a lot of people live downtown, we have great restaurants, we have opened recently some great museums, and i think people will be agreesd -- will be impressed by up town now. it probably earns the name. but it's a way to -- it's on a hill, i believe. maybe that's part of it. host: and mayor anthony fox will be a guest on this program attorney, the youngest mayor of charlotte, the population of charlotte in 2012, about 750,000. 32 percent increase in population over the past 10 years or so. the front page of your newspaper this morning, tim funk, more parade than protest. were you out at the protest yesterday? guest: i was a little bit. i saw -- there were probably more police than protestors, to be honest with you. i saw little ate before it and there was a lot of antiwar protestors and antibank of america protestors, but they seemed to be enjoying themselves to
: it is a chamber of commerce bank probably. when i made to charlotte in 1990, it was not an advertise a downtown. there is not a lot to do. now it is really quite different. a lot of people live downtown. we opened some great museums. i think a lot of people will be impressed by uptown. it is a way, it is on a hill. host: mary anthony xbox will be a guest tomorrow. -- anthony fox will be a guest tomorrow. a 32% increase in population in the past 10 years or so. more parades' them protests. guest: i saw a little bit of this. there are a lot of anti-war protesters. they seem to be enjoying themselves. there is a lot of singing. >> we're going to lead this conversation. he can find the rest of that at the c-span video library. we go to ohio to join president obama at a labor day rally. [cheers and applause] >> hello, the no. toldeo. [cheers and applause] thank you. thank you. it is good to be in toldeo, ohedo, ohio. thank you. >> chanting "obama, obama." >> thank you so much. i have to say thank you for that outstanding introduction. give her a big round of applause. i was listening backstage. i th
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